The King holds an audience with the Speaker of the Parliament of Finland

The King with Speaker of the Parliament of Finland Matti Vanhanen.

The King with Speaker of the Parliament of Finland Matti Vanhanen. Photo: Sara Friberg/The Royal Court of Sweden

On Monday 9 September, The King held an audience with Matti Vanhanen, Speaker of the Parliament of Finland.

Mr Vanhanen carried out an official visit to Sweden on 9 September at the invitation of Speaker of the Riksdag Andreas Norlén.

During his visit to Sweden, Mr Vanhanen met members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Nordic Council's Swedish delegation.